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Week in reviews 15 - 19 September: iPhone 6, Moto 360, Panasonic Lumix CM1 cameraphone and more

Week in reviews 15 - 19 September: iPhone 6, Moto 360, Panasonic Lumix CM1 cameraphone and more

By 20 September 2014

Apple fans are going to be keen to see this week's reviews, as we treat you to the iPhone 6, 6 Plus and iOS 8. Should you pre-order, update, wait, or jump to another system? We've got all the info. It's also been Photokina week, so we've been showered... >>

Devolo dLAN 500 review: Starter Pack extends home Wi-Fi network with ease
4 out of 5

Devolo dLAN 500 review: Starter Pack extends home Wi-Fi network with ease

By 26 August 2014

Having recently moved house, we came across a problem: the Wi-Fi signal from our otherwise impressive Virgin Media Superhub 2 wouldn't reach the back bedroom. No internet in bed - that's a serious modern day dilemma. But the solution to boost our Wi-Fi... >>

Control your smarthome with one of Logitech's new Harmony hubs and remotes

Control your smarthome with one of Logitech's new Harmony hubs and remotes

By 18 September 2014

Logitech figures the idea of smarthomes is here to stay, so it brought out a new line of hub-and-remote systems that can help you control a range of connected devices. Called Harmony Living Home, the line includes three different systems, at three different... >>

Samsung’s Powerbot VR900 could be the new king of robotic vacuum cleaners

Samsung’s Powerbot VR900 could be the new king of robotic vacuum cleaners

By 17 September 2014

Samsung has announced the Powerbot VR900 robot vacuum cleaner that it claims conquers the limitations of others that have gone before it. The Powerbot VR900 comes with Samsung's Digital Inverter Technology for more powerful suction, an enlarged drum brush... >>

LG Hom-Bot Square robotic vacuum cleaner review
4 out of 5

LG Hom-Bot Square robotic vacuum cleaner review

By 17 September 2014

Weekly chores are never fun, especially not the one where you have to dig the vacuum cleaner out from the cupboard and give your arm a work out in the process of trying to make your carpet look clean again. Fear not though as robotic vacuum cleaners are... >>

Honeywell reveals how Apple Watch could be even more important than iPhone for smarthome control

Honeywell reveals how Apple Watch could be even more important than iPhone for smarthome control

By 9 September 2014

One of the main functions of the Apple Watch third-party developers will be looking to exploit is its ability to control and interact with smart appliances and smarthome technology. Honeywell is certainly one of those already working with Apple to utilise... >>

Elgato Eve will help you have a healthy, happy home (hands-on)

Elgato Eve will help you have a healthy, happy home (hands-on)

By 8 September 2014

Elgato announced a number of new smarthome products during IFA 2014 that will use Apple's new HomeKit platform, which is expected to be announced in further detail soon. The Elgato Avea smart lighting system was one of the new products detailed, along... >>

Best of IFA 2014: The devices to get excited about

Best of IFA 2014: The devices to get excited about

By 8 September 2014

IFA 2014 is done and dusted for the year, seeing some big mobile launches, exciting TV developments and some great smart home advancements. We're pulling together those devices or gadgets that have us really excited. There has been a lot being launched,... >>

Exploring LG HomeChat: Is texting appliances the future?

Exploring LG HomeChat: Is texting appliances the future?

By 7 September 2014

LG announced a service during CES in January that allows you to text your appliances through the LINE messaging app and now we have seen it in action to give you our thoughts on it. LG HomeChat only works with the 2014 range of LG smart appliances,... >>

Panasonic Better Living shows how smart the future home could be

Panasonic Better Living shows how smart the future home could be

By 6 September 2014

Panasonic had all sorts of exciting products on its stand at this year's IFA but there was a section in the middle that was beyond cool, called Better Living. The enclosed section was set up in the style of an apartment featuring a kitchen, living room... >>